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BEYOND LOCAL: Growing project makes big impact in fight against world hunger

BEYOND LOCAL: Growing project makes big impact in fight against world hunger

Canadian Foodgrains Bank supporters came together to talk about efforts to help end international hunger
Laundry pods recalled due to packaging error

Laundry pods recalled due to packaging error

Consumers are advised to immediately secure any recalled products out of sight and reach of children and contact Proctor and Gamble
BEYOND LOCAL: Depressed since pandemic, parrot at Halifax museum being shipped to Ontario

BEYOND LOCAL: Depressed since pandemic, parrot at Halifax museum being shipped to Ontario

Merlin has been the mascot of the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic in Halifax since 2006, but his routine was disrupted when COVID-19 emerged in 2020 and the museum closed
It's eclipse day! Excitement high for today's total solar eclipse

It's eclipse day! Excitement high for today's total solar eclipse

Science North hosts a viewing party this afternoon, although forecast calls for mainly cloudy skies
BEYOND LOCAL: How to make a pinhole camera with everyday items for safe solar eclipse viewing

BEYOND LOCAL: How to make a pinhole camera with everyday items for safe solar eclipse viewing

Millions of people across a swath of North America, including parts of Eastern and Atlantic Canada, will experience a few minutes of darkness in the middle of the day as the moon passes in front of the sun
BEYOND LOCAL: Woodbine jockey Kimura earns second straight Kentucky Derby mount

BEYOND LOCAL: Woodbine jockey Kimura earns second straight Kentucky Derby mount

Kimura, who won a third straight Woodbine riding title last year, will be aboard T O Password, a Japanese colt that has won both lifetime starts
BEYOND LOCAL: Rescuers plan helicopter airlift of orca calf stranded in B.C. lagoon

BEYOND LOCAL: Rescuers plan helicopter airlift of orca calf stranded in B.C. lagoon

Cottrell said time is of the essence for the calf. They'll be working quickly to put the plan in place, look at how they'll capture and transport the calf and then, hopefully, reunite it with its pod as it passes
BEYOND LOCAL: PWHL players may have to rein in physicality at world championship

BEYOND LOCAL: PWHL players may have to rein in physicality at world championship

UTICA, N.Y. — Coaches and players in the Professional Women's Hockey League don't expect the new league's brand of hard-hitting hockey to continue into the world championship. The PWHL rule book released Jan.
Ontario puts $1.3B toward building schools, child-care spaces

Ontario puts $1.3B toward building schools, child-care spaces

Ontario Education Minister Stephen Lecce says the province is putting $1.3 billion toward building and expanding schools. He says the money will go toward creating 27,093 new student spaces and 1,759 child-care spaces
Teacher shares tips for building pinhole projector to view eclipse

Teacher shares tips for building pinhole projector to view eclipse

'At no time am I looking at the sun,' says teacher. 'I'm only viewing the projection of the sun on the paper screen.'